Best of the Best PETE C 2010



  • Monday Keynote Sir Ken Robinson
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  • Digital Natives vs Digital Immigrants
  • Change thinking
    • wristwatch - one function device
    • technology is not technology if it happened before you were born
    • Our educational system is not facing the digital revolution we are still dealing with the industrial revolution
  • Western cultures drawn to the subject
    • Asian cultures are drawn to the context
    • habits of mind what we take for granted gets in our brain
  • What we take for granted in education
    • going to school is about going to college
      • Manufacturing platforms of schools -systems designed to meet the needs of manufacturing
      • all abut standardizing
      • zagat guide - meet criteria anyway you want - they are all different
      • kids are different but all being treated the same
      • Dare to be different
        • individualize and personalize education
  • The Element - doing things for which you have a natural talent
    • being good at something isn't enough you have to love it to be in your element
    • own criteria for success - finding things that give your own life purpose and learning
    • If you love something you are good at you never really work again
  • Creating conditions for growth is what education should do
    • move to an agricultural approach vs a manufacturing approach
    • ed much more like ag than manufacturing
    • knowing the conditions that make growth favorable
    • customize to global circumstances
    • curriculum needs to be reinvigorated beyond the bare minimum
  • Assessment
    • standardized tests have a role But cannot be the culture of education
    • helpful diagnostically
    • heart is teaching no school that is better than it's teachers
      • empowering teachers - liberate the creative potential of the teachers
      • look into kids eyes and see who they are
  • Blue man group - Blue School
    • not having your love of learning educated out of you
    • teaching kids how they think
    • Creativity and social emotional education
    • do not hide the partof you that is different
    • seeds of possibility if the circumstances are righ growth will occur and students will flourish
      • cannot push harder and harder on the manufacturing method
      • must change the focus

Edmodo

www.edmodo.com
  • PETE C Ning
    • ning.petec.org
    • post or link to your own notes - forums
  • working together rather than in isolation
  • nothing that our students do is private and we need to teach this explicitly
  • students can sign up without email
  • share sites and files
  • Push out files and sites to whole class
  • sign in with code for students
  • can set up a poll
    • cannot see individual results
  • can create an assignment
  • chalks
    • beta
    • zmote - request chalk from creator
  • Some parts can be public for specific posts only
    • public feed is diffiernet from the classroom feed and teacher is the only one to set that
    • for parrents and community
    • mostly you need a username and password and must be a member of the group

K-12 Web & e-mail Content Filtering


Social Learning Networks


Nings

Dianna Krause

moorul.com/ning
prezi

http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/
  • can blog
  • can have groups
  • can post a comment on a photo or video
  • Public Ning but groups can be private
    • walled garden
    • to practice
    • to make mistakes
  • it can be syncronous and asyncronous
    • everyone has a voice
    • teachers is commenting on the chat - back channeling
    • global collaboration ning
  • 24/7 access
    • differentiation
    • remediation
  • digital portfolios
  • Blog
    • kid authored and teacher authored
    • not evident in edmodo
  • box.net for filesharing
    • can then embedd
  • can turn off messaging function in Ning
  • File size large
  • Ning heavier lot more capabilities
    • harder to sustain interest in edmoto at HS level
    • more like what they are used to using
  • classroom 2.0
    • professionnal social networking
    • largest social network for teachers
  • pete c Ning
  • paeducators.ning.com
  • istecommunity ning
  • iste2010 inint
  • Ning in education
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